Top NY Judge Wants More Corporate Litigants In State Court

Law360, New York (May 16, 2012, 7:32 PM EDT) -- New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman on Wednesday proposed the appointment of a judge with specific commercial expertise to boost appeal of the Commercial Division and bring in more litigation from corporations.

Judge Lippman said during a speech on reform initiatives in the legal profession that for the sake of the state's economy, businesses and corporations need to be litigating their disputes in the state court system rather than the federal courts or the Delaware Chancery Court, and that having a judge with expertise in those...
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